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Born on 970 Died on 1036
Abu Nasr Mansur ibn Ali ibn Iraq was an extremely able astronomer and mathematician. Of Abu Nasr Mansur's works seven are on mathematics, the rest are on astronomy. Click here for more information.
Died on 1239
Abu Abbas Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Mufarraj, often called al-Nabatî, or Ibn Rûmiya (son of the Christian woman), also Al-Hafiz (he who knows the Qur'an and Hadith [Tradition] by heart), was a Hispano-Muslim botanist born in Seville. His knowledge of plants was primarily derived from his direct study o...
Born on 1010 Died on 1075
ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad al-Nasawī was a Persian mathematician from Khurasan, Iran. He flourished under the Buwayhid sultan Majd al-dowleh, who died in 1029-30 AD, and under his successor. He wrote a book on arithmetic in Persian, and then Arabic, entitled the "Satisfying (or Convincing) on Hindu Calculation"...
A mathematician from Nayriz, a town near Shiraz. He flourished between ca. 875 and ca. 940. Little is known of his life but we do know that he dedicated some of his works to Caliph al-Mu'tadid (reigned 892-902) so he almost certainly moved to Baghdad and worked there for the caliph. He wrote comment...

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